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The Difference Short Codes Can Make for Your Candidate Experience

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There is a massive candidate experience discrepancy that currently exists in the retail sector. There is not much of a difference between the companies in the industry as a whole, just the decision to acknowledge candidate experience and pursue it. Recruiting All

The Sales Ops End of Year Checklist

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Guest blog by Joe Rodden, Sales Systems Manager at Catalant Technologies. The end of year can often be a stressful, exciting, and chaotic time of year for a sales organization. Passion runs high as the year comes to a close and we get closer to hitting our goals.

Clearlink Makes 600 Hires in Q1 With TextRecruit

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Clearlink combines the best people with the smartest technology to provide intelligent marketing, sales, and data science solutions for the world's leading brands. In 2017, Clearlink's recruiting team worked their way through 20,000 applicants, 5,500 interviews, and 2,000 hires by using TextRecruit. This is their story. Recruiting All

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The State of Text Recruiting in Healthcare

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It’s no secret at this point that recruiting in the healthcare industry is tough. It is undoubtedly one of, if not THE most regulated field. This is understandable, people put a lot of trust in doctors, nurses, and physicians, and lives are literally at stake. You want to know when you go in for surgery, the qualifications for your doctor were more than a white coat and the ability to look contemplatively and handsomely at the camera.

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

What is the Difference Between Candidate Engagement and Candidate Experience?

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Over the past few years, a larger emphasis has been placed on the candidate in the recruiting process. Whereas candidates used to have to pine for the attention of recruiters, recruiters are now trying to find ways to woo candidates. There are a number of factors that contribute to this transition. Unemployment is at record-low numbers, giving job seekers the ability to shop around a little more for the perfect job.

Introducing The New TextRecruit App for Android

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In our latest product update, we have added new capabilities to the TextRecruit App for Android. The new app now has the same great features of the iOS application and has been built from the ground up to be native for Android providing smoother and faster performance. All product update

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How TextRecruit Integrates With Google Hire

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Google's entry into the HR technology market is an additional signal that competition is increasing in the space.

How to better Engage Candidates with Recruiting Automation

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It’s hard to imagine that automation and candidate engagement can coexist peacefully. At a glance, they appear to be polar opposites. On one side, you have automation: cold, fast, efficient, and unrelenting. On the other side, you have engagement: warm, collaborative, communicative, and human-oriented. How can you achieve that candidate engagement you are always striving for in the recruiting process when a major aspect of communication is with a robot? Recruiting All

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

What is Recruiting Automation?

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Recruiting automation broadly refers to a set of tools that recruiters can use to automate tasks and workflows. The goal of recruiting automation is to increase recruiter productivity. When productivity is increased organizations can expect to expedite time to hire, to reduce cost per hire, and to improve the quality of their hiring process. Recruiting All

How TextRecruit Supports Your Readiness for GDPR

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TextRecruit takes cyber security and data protection very seriously. We have taken steps to help our customers stay compliant with GDPR which is set to go into effect on May 25, 2018. All product update

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What Can Internal Mobility Do for Employee Retention?

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Do you find yourself suffering from a low retention rate amongst your employees? Are you able to attract talent, but struggle to hold onto it? This could be due to the fact that you’re neglecting to utilize one of the most strategic forms of talent sourcing -- internal mobility. Recruiting All

What You Need to Know About Facebook Recruiting

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If you’ve made the decision to start allocating recruiting efforts to Facebook, good for you! You’ve made an amazing decision to reach job seekers where they are spending most of their time and can actively engage with your brand. However, it’s a tricky terrain to navigate, with noise coming from just about every direction. But this does not mean that you should get discouraged, you just have to take a step back and approach Facebook recruiting in a strategic manner.

Happy National Nurses Week From TextRecruit

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Happy National Nurses Week! It's time to set aside a few moments to thank the members of this countries most trusted profession. National Nurses Week kicked off Sunday May 6th and will run through May 12th, which happens to also be the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Recruiting All

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

How to Choose The Right Artificial Intelligence for Recruiting

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You have heard their names before, Ari, Mya, and Olivia, but how are today's recruiting assistants really different? Recruiting AI Chatbots Recruiting AI

The Future of Recruiting: What Role Will AI Play?

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Talent acquisition leaders struggle to cut through the noise. Admist the constant outpouring of new HR technologies, marketing buzzwords, and press coverage it becomes difficult to make determinations about the potential for actual business impact new communications technologies posses.

Hyper-Personalization Fills Your Hiring Funnel Fast

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Sourcing candidates in a passive candidate market, like the one we have today, is a massive challenge at every step.

How to Identify and Engage a Disengaged Employee

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67% of the American workforce is disengaged. and HR shares the blame. It’s time for recruiters, hiring managers, and HR executives to step up to the plate and take a swing at the disengagement epidemic. Disengagement influenced productivity losses cost US companies $500 billion each year.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Get More Applicants from Your Careers Site with JobChat

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You know you’re getting plenty of traffic to your careers site, the analytics dashboard couldn’t be wrong.could it? But something isn’t right here. Even though your careers site is mobile optimized and easy to use most of your visitors are leaving without completing an application.

TextRecruit and Monster are Partnering to Help You Hire Better Talent Faster

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Unemployment is at a low point in the decade. While this is great for job seekers, it creates a unique challenge for recruiters. How can your job posting stand out when so many other recruiters are gunning for the same candidates? How can you cut through the clutter when everyone else is trying to do the same? Recruiters are constantly trying to find ways to squeeze out any competitive advantage they can to get a leg up on the competition.

Threaded Messaging Comes To TextRecruit

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When you’re communicating with multiple candidates in TextRecruit, conversations can move quickly and cover a lot of ground. For example, you might develop a relationship with your candidates over live chat, text message, and a chat application.

The 1 Thing Top Recruiters Do With Their Job Ads That Make Them More Effective

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Stop me if any of this sounds familiar - your job ads are active for 30 to 60 days. You’re clicking update on your ATS dashboard, but new applicants just aren’t coming in.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Introducing The New TextRecruit Candidate And Employee Engagement Platform

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Since we started TextRecruit we’ve had one focus - to make engaging applicants, candidates, and employees simpler. And it’s worked so far. HR teams of all sizes rely on TextRecruit today to attract job seekers, recruit talent and engage employees.

How to Set Performance Benchmarks for Cost Per Hire 

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With only 2 months left in 2017, many recruiters thoughts are on the next year. But before you start planning out your budget for 2018, use our cost per hire benchmarking worksheet to analyze your 2017 recruiting performance and set benchmarks for next year. Recruiting HR All

How to Source Using Recruitment Bots

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The premise of sourcing is familiar to recruiters, instead of waiting for candidates to apply go out and get them instead. Now, recruitment bots present new faster ways of engaging sourced candidate lists.

The Best Way to Reduce Your Career Page Bounce Rate

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76% of job candidates conduct searches across multiple platforms before applying. This number is daunting to say the least. How can recruiters know where to allocate their resources or budget when potential candidates are shopping around so much for the perfect job?

What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.

The Future of Text Recruiting with Chad and Cheese

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HR funding closed out 2016 with a record deal count of 402 deals worth collectively around $2.2 billion in funding. Subsequently in 2017, AI, live chat, sentiment analysis, and team communication products are abound in the HR tech marketplace.

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3 Best Practices for Using Recruiting Chatbots

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Do you want to learn how to use chatbots and AI to recruit more effectively? You don't need to know how to develop to use them and they certainly aren't complicated as they are often made out to be. Their primary use is automating early stage conversations between job seekers and recruiters.

5 Ways to Engage the Entire Employee Lifecycle

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Creating a communications strategy to engage the entire employee lifecycle can be difficult. You have to select the right HR communication tools, write compelling messages, and create attractive employer branding content.

The 12 Do's and Don'ts of Mobile Recruiting with Text Messaging

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Our Customer Success Manager Kim Chitwood agreed to let me share some of her best practices for mobile recruiting with text messaging.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

Will Recruiting AI Completely Replace Recruiters?

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The first computer was built in 1943. Since then, machine intelligence has augmented human talent for decades. Now, the commercialization of AI technology from firms like IBM has made AI accessible to the market at large.

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TextRecruit Recognized As 2017 Upstart 50

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TextRecruit has been recognized as an honoree of the 2017 Upstart 50, a celebration presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Recruiting Staffing and Recruiting candidate engagement

GBW Railcar Services Reduces No Show Rate by 83% With TextRecruit

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GBW Railcar Services' recruiting was negatively impacted by a 30% no show rate to interviews. Recruiters were struggling to reach candidates and suffered from low response rates to phone calls, voicemails, and emails. A team of 3 recruiters were responsible for over 160 open positions and a candidate pipeline of 400. There simply wasn't enough time in the day to reach out to every candidate.

5 Big Recruiting Myths, Debunked

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Just admit it, you have assumptions and/or reservations regarding the hiring process as a recruiter. This is fair, as I’m sure we all have preconceived notions about the entire process. But don’t fret, I’m about to debunk five big myths regarding the recruiting process, and some may come as a big surprise. Recruiting All

Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.